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Where is Atherton?

Atherton is 94 kms south west of Cairns in the Tablelands area of Far North Queensland. There are substantial dairy and crop areas with maize, peanuts, potatoes, avocados and citrus. The shire has population of 10 800 with approximately 8200 in Atherton. Atherton has a large number of well known stores, food outlets, hotels and motels, as well as a hospital with excellent medical facilities. Includes Ravenshoe. Ravenshoe, the most elevated town in Queensland at 904 metres. It lies on the southern end of the Atherton Tablelands, 147 kms south west of Cairns and 52 kms south of Athe r-ton. The region had always relied on the timber industry, particularly large areas of Cedar for over a century until the 1980's when logging of rainforest timber slowed dramatically. The area now supports agriculture by way of dairy and potato industries.

Places to visit in Atherton

Mount Hypipamee Crater, Halloran's Hill lookout and environment park, Hou Wang Temple and Chi-nese Interpretive Centre, Crystal Caves and Fascinating Facets and the Atherton Foyer Gallery (Coun-cil Chambers)

Working Hostels Atherton

  • Company
  • Adress
  • Phone number
  • Atherton Travellers Lodge
  • 37 Alice Street, Atherton 4883
  • (07) 4091 3552